Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 4,148 Show data context 8 Show data context 1,513 Show data context 886 Show data context 2,978 Show data context 325 Show data context 442 Show data context
1861 4,865 Show data context 22 Show data context 2,480 Show data context 1,386 Show data context 3,055 Show data context 317 Show data context 472 Show data context
1881 3,886 Show data context 41 Show data context 1,810 Show data context 1,476 Show data context 3,909 Show data context 274 Show data context 498 Show data context
1911 5,000 Show data context 172 Show data context 3,281 Show data context 2,481 Show data context 6,026 Show data context 508 Show data context 1,567 Show data context
1931 3,194 Show data context 179 Show data context 3,181 Show data context 3,437 Show data context 9,583 Show data context 939 Show data context 2,343 Show data context
1951 3,438 Show data context 172 Show data context 6,222 Show data context 4,829 Show data context 7,637 Show data context 579 Show data context 4,041 Show data context
1971 1,886 Show data context 497 Show data context 10,715 Show data context 7,642 Show data context 8,172 Show data context 2,705 Show data context 6,557 Show data context
1991 1,033 Show data context 190 Show data context 5,950 Show data context 6,079 Show data context 11,866 Show data context 6,565 Show data context 6,876 Show data context
2011 482 Show data context 42 Show data context 3,471 Show data context 7,720 Show data context 12,719 Show data context 11,551 Show data context 10,417 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 2011 Census of Population
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, Economic activity County Leaflets, Table 3 , 'Industry and status by area of workplace and sex', for 'County, county boroughs, urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, conurbation centres'

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Here we present how the economic foundations of each locality have changed over time, identifying the traditional sectors of Agriculture, Mining and Manufacturing which dominated many areas in the nineteenth century, but also breaking down services into those which, broadly, sell directly to consumers; those which deal mainly with other buinesses, including financial services; and public services, including education and health.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Sevenoaks District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th December 2017